out·​duel | \ ˌau̇t-ˈd(y)ü-əl How to pronounce outduel (audio) \
outdueled; outdueling; outduels

Definition of outduel

transitive verb

: to defeat or outdo in a duel or competition If their games start opening up during five-on-five play, they feel like they have the skill to outduel any team.— Chris Hine

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Brees and the Saints won a 45-35 shootout with the Rams in the regular season, outdueling Goff as the pair combined for 737 passing yards and seven TD passes. Si Wire, SI.com, "Saints vs. Rams Live Stream: Watch Online, TV Channel, Time," 15 Sep. 2019 Homer Bailey worked 5 2/3 innings to outduel Verlander, who allowed all three of Oakland’s runs, two of them on a homer by Matt Olson, his third two-run homer of the series. Susan Slusser, SFChronicle.com, "A’s down Houston 3-2, take over top wild-card spot," 12 Sep. 2019 Pliskova was outdueled by Johanna Konta, who pulled out a 6-7 (1), 6-3, 7-5 victory to earn a quarterfinal berth against Svitolina. Los Angeles Times, "Column: Serena Williams, back in U.S. Open quarterfinal despite injury, in a ‘different zone’," 1 Sep. 2019 He’d been outdueled on a frigid night in Denver in the most exciting win the Ravens ever pulled off. Baltimore Sun Staff, baltimoresun.com, "Peyton Manning’s journey through NFL history brings him to Baltimore and meeting with Ray Lewis," 4 Sep. 2019 Quick Take: Behind an avalanche of 24 unanswered points, New Braunfels outdueled Alamo Heights 31-14 Friday night at Unicorn Stadium. Tucker Stephenson, ExpressNews.com, "New Braunfels scores 24 unanswered to defeat Alamo Heights," 30 Aug. 2019 Thompson, a junior, really showed his potential during the 2017 TaxSlayer Bowl, outdueling Louisville’s Lamar Jackson during a Bulldogs’ win. Edgar Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, "2019 College Football Rankings: No. 15 Mississippi State looks to get with the program in Year 2 under Joe Moorhead," 10 Aug. 2019 And yet May was outdueled by Flaherty, a Harvard-Westlake High graduate two years removed from his major league debut as a 21-year-old hotshot prospect. Los Angeles Times, "Russell Martin’s walk-off, two-run single lifts Dustin May and Dodgers," 7 Aug. 2019 An outfielder for the Mat-Su Miners, Kirby outdueled Blake Paugh of the Anchorage Bucs in the derby’s final round Sunday at Mulcahy Stadium. Anchorage Daily News, "With 7 big blasts, Mat-Su’s Justin Kirby wins the ABL home run derby," 15 July 2019

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First Known Use of outduel

1911, in the meaning defined above

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